Seminar of Leslie McCall

April 20th 2016
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Seminar of Leslie McCall (Northwestern University): 
The Opportunity Model of Beliefs about Inequality & Redistribution

The "Discrimination and Social Inequalities" Research Group of LIEPP invites you to the seminar held on: 

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 

12:30 pm -2:00 pm

Room H 101

Sciences Po, 28 rue des Saints-Pères, 75007 Paris

Free entrance with limited seating available

Registration is closed

Leslie McCall is Professor of Sociology and Political Science, and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University. She studies public opinion about inequality and related economic and policy issues as well as trends in actual earnings and family income inequality. 

She is the author of The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs about Inequality, Opportunity, and Redistribution (2013) and Complex Inequality: Gender, Class, and Race in the New Economy (2001). Her research has also been published in a wide range of journals and edited volumes and supported by the National Science Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, Demos: A Network of Ideas and Action, and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University. This year she is a visiting fellow at the Advanced Research Collaborative of the CUNY Graduate Center. 

Her presentation will be based on a background paper: Political and Policy Responses to Problems of Inequality and Opportunity.